First Unitarian Universalist Church of Berks County

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Weekly News for August 11, 2019

This Sunday:  
August 11, 2019

Worship Service: 

Joyful Play

Rev. Sage Olnick

This Sunday we will explore Joyful Play as a spiritual practice. Even in the midst of injustice and unrest, we can have joy. 

Children's Programming: 

Children's Programming August 11, 2019

All Ages Summer RE Theme:Wings set me Free

Activity:Sharing the story After the Fall (How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up) by Dan Santat then working together to make some wings to fly with courage .

 

Volunteers: 
Message from the Office: 
Our Community: 

Volunteer Needed to Help Organize Music

If you would like to volunteer to help organize the church choir music please contact Rachel Gutzler at 610-781-6044. This is a great opportunity for a teen in need of volunteer hours! No experience necessary!

Also- if you have a metal filing cabinet that you are willing to donate, we are looking for one for the church music- Thanks!

Bag Blessings Help!

It’s the time of year we are beginning preparations for the school/work/church year ahead. If you would be willing to lend a helping hand with our Bag Blessings project, we would greatly appreciate it.

Ways to help:

LGBTQ/Allies Caucus Meeting

The LGBTQ/Allies Caucus will meet in the back of the chalice house on August 18th after coffee hour. All are welcome.

Soul Matters Conversations

Facilitated by Rev. Dr. Sandra Fees

Monthly, 4th Tuesdays, 7-8:30 pm

Begins September 24, 2019

 

Reparations by Rev. Dr.Sandra Fees

Flapping, unleashing the winds of change
              like the curvature of raven wings,
                            like a heartbeat, a drumbeat:

This is celebration
              what it would mean to intone
                            a new vocabulary called reparations

Save the Date :Annual Church Picnic

Our nursery attendant Barb Kolar has been gracious enough to take the lead on our annual church picnic. Our picnic will be held Sunday September 29th following service at the Mohnton playground. Keep an eye out for a sign up sheet on the Gerber room bulletin board. The Mohnton playground is located at 202 E Wyomissing Ave.

News: 

An Evening with John Pavlovitz in Reading, PA - Nov. 8, 2019

November 8, 2019

John Pavlovitz, author, blogger, pastor, and social justice activist is coming to Reading on Friday, November 8, 2019.

Upcoming Events: 
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